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Work Schedule/Shift

3PM - 11PM

Req. No

1062

Job Title

Reg Respiratory Therapist - Pulmonary Services - PRN

Market

CHRISTUS Good Shepherd

Category

Rehabilitation Services

Facility

CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Medical Center Longview

Address

700 East Marshall Avenue
Longview, TX  75601
US

Type

PRN

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Summary:

This is a PRN position. Sets up and operates various types of oxygen and other therapeutic gas and mist inhalation equipment such as tents, masks, catheters, cannulas and incubators. Administers prescribed doses of medicinal gases and aerosolized drugs. Prepares and maintains a chart for each patient containing all pertinent background information and treatment records. Cleans, inspects and tests inhalation therapy equipment to ensure proper operating condition.

Requirements:

  • CPR
  • NRP (if works in the NICU)
  • S.T.A.B.L.E. (if works in the NICU)
  • Graduate of an accredited Respiratory Therapy program. Presently holds credentials from the National Board for Respiratory Care for a Registered Respiratory Therapist. Current Respiratory Care Practitioner's license from the Texas Medical Board.
  • Sufficient experience to evidence proficiency to accept responsibility as a staff therapist and a critical care therapist. Conceptual and technical knowledge of pulmonary diagnostics along with techniques, equipment, and procedures.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of this position, with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to the health and safety of self or others. Ability to comply with all Good Shepherd policies and procedures that are job-related and consistent with business necessity. Ability to effectively communicate with patients and provide competent care as appropriate to the ages of patients served by this position.
  • Computer literacy is desired.
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